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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

Altitude: 12.6°   Azimuth: 7.3°   Direction: North

NGC 2326 is a Spiral Galaxy in the Lynx constellation. NGC 2326 is situated north of the celestial equator and, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

The image below is a photograph of NGC 2326 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins).

Image of NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx star
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DSS2 image of NGC 2326 in the Red band. The green region on the image is a representation of the major (2.05 arcmin) and minor (1.69 arcmin) axes of the object's apparent size.

Key facts about NGC 2326

NGC 2326
Galaxy
Lynx

NGC 2326 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 12.6°
Azimuth: 7.3°
Direction: North

See also NGC 2326 rise and set times.

Given its B magnitude of 14.3, NGC 2326 is visible with the help of a telescope having an aperture of 14 inches (350mm) or more.

Available Resources for NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx

Photometric information of NGC 2326

The following table lists the magnitude of NGC 2326 in different bands of the electomagnetic spectrum (when available), from the B band (445nm wavelength, corresponding to the Blue color), to the V band ( 551nm wavelength, corresponding to Green/Yellow color), to the J, H, K bands (corresponding to 1220nm, 1630nm, 2190nm wavelengths respectively, which are colors not visible to the human eye).

14.3
10.37
9.55
9.24

For more information about photometry in astronomy, check the photometric system article on Wikipedia.

The surface brightess reported below is an indication of the brightness per unit of angular area of NGC 2326.

24.08 mag/arcsec2

Apparent size of NGC 2326

The following table reports NGC 2326 apparent angular size. The green area displayed on top of the DSS2 image of NGC 2326 is a visual representation of it.
2.05 arcmin
1.69 arcmin
105°

NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx morphological classification

NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx is classified as Spiral (SAb) according to the Hubble and de Vaucouleurs galaxy morphological classification. The diagram below shows a visual representation of the position of NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx in the Hubble de Vaucouleurs sequence.

NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx
Visualization of the morphological classification of NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx, Spiral (SAb).
Credits for the background image: Antonio Ciccolella / M. De Leo / CC BY

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of NGC 2326

Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox of NGC 2326 are provided in the following table:

07h 08m 11s
+50° 40’ 54”

The simplified sky charts below show the position of NGC 2326 in the sky. The first chart has a field of view of 60° while the second one has a field of view of 10°.

Finder chart NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx.

Finder chart NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx star
Simplified finder chart for NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx.

Rise and set times of NGC 2326 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

NGC 2326 - Spiral Galaxy in Lynx is circumpolar and transits at 20:19 UTC (altitude: 89.2°)